Mark Barnes is a freelance Illustrator, Graphic Designer and Writer. In 2007 he created the award-winning Museum of Tales, a ‘Cyber-Attraction’ dedicated to illustrated stories collected from the people of Medway.
Alexandra Campbell is a novelist, author, blogger and writing/blogging coach. Her latest book, Upcycled Chic & Modern Hacks, is about personalising your home with second-hand and vintage finds or adapting chain-store furniture.
Dan Simpson was Canterbury Laureate 2013-14, and is currently Poet in Residence at Canterbury’s Roman Museum and Knole House, Sevenoaks.
A new creative writing course is beginning at Rochester Library in June.
Developing your voice: Next steps in Creative Writing is organised by University of Kent and will be led by Dorothy Lehane, author of Ephemeris (Nine Arches Press, 2014) and Places of Articulation (dancing girl press, 2014).
Wandering Words is a literary project featuring writing created in response to the landscape, architecture, communities and heritage of Swale and Medway.
We’re very happy to confirm that this year’s festival – ‘Wandering Words: Live’n’Local’– will take place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October.
The Wandering Words project we’re involved in has appointed the experienced Mark C. Hewitt as its Project Manager.
The English Touring Opera are bringing Shackleton’s Cat to Strood Community Hall on Saturday, May 9 at 1.30pm.
Philip Kane is joining Unravel & Unwind at INTRA for a 5 week creative writing course.
Next month sees the first meet up for a new life writing group – where the focus will be on your own lives for inspiration.
The one day conference about stories and storytelling is back for the sixth year.